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Air chief exchanges views with UN high officials

Staff Correspondent

19 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat met UN officials on Monday as he is in the United States of America on an official visit.

 As part of the visit, Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) chief discussed various issues related to UN peacekeeping missions of BAF with the UN Under-Secretary-General of the Department of Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix and the Department of Operational Support Atul Khare.

They exchanged views on issues including increasing manpower and air assets of BAF, vaccination of peacekeepers, deployment of modern C-130J transport aircraft and increasing participation of women peacekeepers in UN peacekeeping missions.